The following article provides the results of a literature search of radon and its hazards of particular interest to high school science teachers. The article was written by Dave Gervais, chair of STAO’s Safety Committee. Continue reading
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Source: Drowning in plastic
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The approach is a response to growing anxiety about plastic pollution and is also an acknowledgment that household recycling has not kept pace with the rapid spread of cheap consumer packaging discarded after a single use Continue reading
Once a completely natural product, much of today’s plastic is man-made and largely dependent upon fossil fuels. From polymers to nurdles, learn how plastic is created and what we can do to slow the lasting repercussions this material will have on both our planet and our lives. Continue reading
This site describes an impressive large scale attempt to clean up the plastics accumulating in the Pacific. The process is a passive ocean cleanup system, utilizing the ocean currents to their advantage. Read more about our drifting systems here. Continue reading
Critical Inquiry Question:
How do different compounds contribute to water pollution? Continue reading
Chemical products are useful, but have negative effects on our health and the environment. There are many environmentally friendly alternatives to chemical products that can reduce the exposure of toxins. Continue reading